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Laine (boy)

What does Laine mean?

Laine Pronunciation of Laine [laine] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Laine) is a Middle English name, and the name Laine means "path, roadway". Laine is an alternate spelling of Lane (Middle English): surname.


Laine has 1 variant: Layne.

Creative forms:
(male) Line, Lone, ..

(female) Laile, Laiona, ..

Middle name pairings:
Laine Krew (L.K.), ..

How popular is Laine?

Laine is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#9085 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Laine (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Lane (#296 via latest list) and Layne (#712). Adoption of these forms of Laine was well-received in the year 2011 (adoption of 0.1%) and is almost as widespread today (adoption 0.1%, down 10.3%). Lane is more familiar than the rest, although Layne seems to be getting popular too. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lane, Layne in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Laine and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Laine is pronounced similarly to Len, Lenn, Leon, Leone, Lewayne, Lin, Linn, Lion, Lon, Lonn, Lonne, Lunn, Lyn, Lynn and Lyon. Other suggested similar names are Bane, Bayne, Blaine, Caine, Cairne, Carne, Craine, Daine, Dane, Dayne, Dwaine, Faine, Fane, Fraine, Gaine, Heine, Janne, Kaine, Kairne, Kane, Kayne, Kline, Lacie, Ladle, Laike, Laiken, Laird, Lake, Lale, Lance, Land, Lang, Lange, Lannie, Lanny, Larie, Larin, Larue, Launce, Lige, Linc, Lind, Link, Lino, Lorne, Mayne, Nairne, Paine, Payne, Raine, Rane, Rayne, Shaine, Swaine, Thaine, Twaine, Vane, Wayne, Zaine and Zane. These names tend to be more commonly used than Laine.

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